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Order a Senior Citizen Birth Certificate Online

Eligibility Requirements

The following individuals are eligible to request a birth certificate (Michigan Compiled Law 333.2882(1)(a)).  The birth must have occurred in Genesee County:

  • Child named on the record
  • Mother named on the record
  • Father named on the record
  • Legal Guardian (NOTE:  Legal guardians cannot order birth certificates online.)

If ordering a birth certificate online, you testify: 

  • that you are USING A CREDIT CARD IN YOUR OWN NAME, you are not using another person’s credit card to place an order and,
  • you further state that you are a person listed on the birth certificate (child, mother, or father) and,
  • you further understand that the credit card will be charged the full amount of the order and will not receive a refund or transfer of fees even if a record is not obtained and,
  • you fully understand that birth certificates can only be shipped to the billing address for the credit card and,
  • you full understand the eligibility requirements to obtain a birth certificate. 


Persons who are 65 or older applying for a certified copy of their own birth certificate are charged a reduced fee of only $5.00 for each copy ordered.  An enhanced access fee is charged for each online order.  Please visit the following link to determine the amount of the enhanced access fee,  
These fees are non-refundable and are non-transferable.


Standard - Sent to customer via regular mail through the United States Postal Service with no additional cost.  Customers can expect to receive their order 2 weeks from the date of the order.

Overnight – An additional fee of $30.00 is charged for shipping overnight via United Parcel Service.  In order to receive your documents via overnight shipping, the order must be received prior to 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding holiday/furlough days).

NOTE: Delivery of expedited shipping can NOT be made to a post office box. A physical address is required for expedited shipping. 

Name at Birth:
Format: First, Middle, Last (Maiden)
Has the individual ever been adopted? No
Has there ever been a legal name change (other than marriage)? No
Date of Birth:
Please enter the DOB in the format: MM/DD/YYYY
Place of Birth:
(County) Note: Only Genesee County records are available.
Father's Name:
Format: First, Middle, Last
Mother's Maiden Name:
Format: First, Middle, Last (Maiden)
Special Senior pricing only applies when ordering own record: I am ordering my own record

Only the person named on the record or a parent named on the record can request a certified copy of a birth record
Shipping: Standard Shipping (free)
Expedited Shipping (an additional $30 per order)
Expedited shipping costs an additional $30 per order.